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The Good News is Writers Don’t Have to Die if They Can’t Write

When they find another consuming passion to replace their first love

Photo by Laura Chouette on Unsplash

If I couldn’t write, I could say that my world would be irrevocably changed. I would spend my days without focus and drift along without a life of purpose. I would need therapy.




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Verbieann Hardy

Verbieann Hardy

Trying hard to be a Jesus follower. I write about life, spirituality, and relationships as I age with grateful grit. More about me at

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